Agra Taj Mahal at Sunrise Day-Tour from Delhi, Live Demonstration Local Crafts
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Agra Taj Mahal at Sunrise Day-Tour from Delhi, Live Demonstration Local Crafts

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Sunset & Sunrise
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Pass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi

Pickup from hotel/airport or anywhere in Delhi at 2:30am- it’s your choice and drive to Agra. Get ready for an extremely early takeoff time for this 12-hour private tour to Agra from Delhi. Sit back in your private vehicle and relax. The drive from Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours approx.
Arrive at Agra where your tour guide will be waiting for you in a hotel lobby. He will brief you on your upcoming sightseeing tour, you can use the hotel washrooms to get yourself refreshed before you start your day.
TAJ MAHAL TOUR: Your first stop is at the Taj Mahal, and you'll be just in time for sunrise. See just how stunning the majestic palace looks under the beautiful rising sun before you head out with your guide on a tour of the grounds.
BREAKFAST: Take a break at nearby hotel where breakfast is served for you and your private group.
WITNESS LIVE DEMONSTRATION OF THE 350 YEAR OLD TRADITION OF MARBLE INLAY WORK (MOSAIC): Visit a workshop where this beautiful art form is being practiced even today. The craftsmen making the exquisite table tops, boxes, platters and figures are the descendants of the craftsmen brought to Agra by Shah Jahan. The art being crafted use semi-precious stones embedded into white, black or green marble to form floral and geometric designs very similar to the Taj Mahal. If you wish, you can do shopping here (own expense).
Next up is the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Agra Fort. Admire the red sandstone the fort’s made out of as your guide fills you in on the history of the Mughal Dynasty’s former imperial residence.
WITNESS LIVE DEMONSTRATION OF TRADITIONAL PERSIAN HAND KNOTTED CARPET: During Mughal Kingdom weavers brought to Agra from Persia to weave rugs for the king and family. These artist when meet local people and get friendly so they share the weaving of rugs to locals as well and that is how this art start in Agra. You will witness complete process how the hand knotted carpet weaves by using original tradition. If you wish, you can buy carpets here (own expense).
WITNESS LIVE DEMONSTRATION OF ZARDOSI (TAPESTRIES) ALONG WITH STONE JEWELLRY: Zardosi derives its name from two Persian terms, of “Zar” meaning gold and “Dozi” meaning embroidery. It was done by using gold and silver threads with precious stones during Mughal Period to decorate dresses of Royal Family. Now-a-days, it done by suing metallic threads with semi-precious stones to make unique wall hangings, purses, bags, jewelry boxes & much more. Also enjoy wide range of stone jewelry includes high quality gemstones like amethyst, rose quartz, crystal, citrine, smokey, topaz, ruby, emerald, sapphire etc. If you wish, you can do shopping here (own expense).
After sightseeing hop back into your vehicle for the 3-hour ride to Delhi. Your driver drops you off at your hotel / airport Delhi.

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Included
  • All Transfers/Sightseeing’s by air conditioned private vehicle
  • Hotel/Airport pickup and drop-off in New Delhi
  • Professional private tour guide
  • Buffet breakfast at a 5* hotel (If All Inclusive Option Booked)
  • Monument entrance fees (If All Inclusive Option Booked)
Not included
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Features
Tourism
75%
Original
30%
Nightlife
20%
Cultural
20%
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